Case Studies

Cartoning & Boxes

The labeler uses two parallel conveyors (below). In this photo, an open, toothbrush-filled case enters the machine from the conv
Machine Case Study

Radius applies labeler to Fisher-Price application

Unusual new labeler at Radius Corp. closes a plastic case around a Fisher-Price toothbrush, then applies a TE label that wraps around three sides of the case.
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The top portion of the Squish-Pak! bottle's two-piece closure is removed (below left), revealing the "sipper  protrusion" that m
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Suiza dairy touts 'squishy' bottle

A soft LDPE bottle and ‘sipper protrusion’ make it easy for kids to hold and drink single-serve milks. Suiza’s Country Fresh dairy introduces two distinct brands of milk in the containers.
At the first labeling station, a strip stamp label is applied over the top of the bottle (top). Small labels are used to show of
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New automated labeling system delivers five labels onto each glass bottle of Labrot & Graham’s premium bourbon whiskey, boosting output, reducing labor costs and improving placement accuracy.
Package Case Study

Box 'Aces' apple maker's test

This year, the Ace Apple Co. ordered 30ꯠ interlocking, “shelf-ready” corrugated cases to pack its apples, tripling last year’s order. The apple grower reports the increased use of the box, as an alternative to a more traditional corrugated case, stems from the enthusiasm of retailers, primarily supermarkets.
In the above drawing of Daiwa Can's ASIS line, two single-stage injection/stretch blow molding machines feed bottles through an
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Dueling technologies spell success

At Japan’s Daiwa Can, one aseptic PET line uses in-line mold/blow/fill. Right beside it, another line blows bottles and sterilizes them in a second operation just before filling.
The vf/f/s machine discharges four filled and sealed packs at a time (above). The equipment heat-seals a strip of unprinted film
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Filler meets tough standards at Stonyfield

Stonyfield Farm is so confident about the potential sales of its Yo Squeeze organic yogurt for kids that it’s purchased a second vf/f/s machine. Each machine produces 200 tubes/min, with an unusual ‘butt seal.’
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Filler meets tough standards at Stonyfield (sidebar)

Cartoner delivers downstream
Although the lightweight, thin-walled bottle requires gentler handling than the glass bottles that Sapporo is accustomed to fill
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Sapporo turns heads with 'Shot Bottle'

It’s part can and part bottle, and marketers at Sapporo Breweries believe this reclosable aluminum bottle will bring new excitement to a premium brand of beer.
A new cartoning machine erects multipack carton blanks (above), pairs six 4-oz cups of yogurt (right) onto the blank, then wraps
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New filler, cartoner, help 'moo-ve' multipacks

Renovation reaps rewards for yogurt maker (sidebar)
Filled and capped bottles
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Seals create I-D for lubricant

Induction-sealed PVC bottles that don't leak enable Westridge Laboratories to introduce personal lubricant to the pharmaceutical market and boost sales substantially.



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